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College Football Playoff Top 25 Rankings -- Baylor #13

This will be the thread where people talk, if they so desire, about the first-ever CFB rankings to be released at 6:30 central on ESPN.

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Just for the heck of it, give me your rankings in the comments as far as you want to go.  As soon as they are officially available in a format we can use, I will update this post with more information.

For the record, I think this is a publicity stunt done to somehow legitimize the CFB Playoff that will only make things worse, not better.

UPDATE: Baylor is #13, third in the Big 12 behind #7 TCU (who we beat) and #9 KSU (who we have yet to play). The SEC has 4 of the Top 6 because of course, and somehow Ole Miss made it in despite their loss this past weekend.

Only goes so far, I guess. The full rankings:

Rank Team Conference Toughest opponent left (per F/+) If the season ended today ...
1 Mississippi State SEC Ole Miss Sugar Bowl vs. Ole Miss
2 Florida State ACC Louisville Rose Bowl vs. Auburn
3 Auburn SEC Ole Miss Rose Bowl vs. Florida State
4 Ole Miss SEC Auburn Sugar Bowl vs. Mississippi State
5 Oregon Pac-12 Stanford New Year's bowl
6 Alabama SEC Auburn Orange Bowl*
7 TCU Big 12 Kansas State New Year's bowl
8 Michigan State Big Ten Ohio State New Year's bowl
9 Kansas State Big 12 TCU New Year's bowl
10 Notre Dame Independent Louisville New Year's bowl
11 Georgia SEC Auburn
12 Arizona Pac-12 Arizona State
13 Baylor Big 12 Oklahoma
14 Arizona State Pac-12 Notre Dame
15 Nebraska Big Ten Wisconsin
16 Ohio State Big Ten Michigan State
17 Utah Pac-12 Oregon
18 Oklahoma Big 12 Baylor
19 LSU SEC Alabama
20 West Virginia Big 12 TCU
21 Clemson ACC Georgia Tech Orange Bowl*
22 UCLA Pac-12 Stanford
23 East Carolina American UCF New Year's bowl*
24 Duke ACC Virginia Tech
25 Louisville ACC Florida State